The Salem Baseball Tigers will be at Houston today in the first round of the Houston Tournament against Cuba starting at 6:00. Tournament games will NOT be heard on KSMO.
The Salem Tigers track teams will be at Rolla this afternoon at 3:30 for their first meet of the year.
Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves as the St. Louis Blues became the first team in the NHL to clinch a playoff berth as they downed the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-1, at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Patrik Berglund, David Perron and Jaden Schwartz, who was playing in his first career game, recorded goals for St. Louis. T.J. Oshie added two assists as the Blues improved to 2-1-1 in a seven-game road trip. St. Louis will be in Anaheim Wednesday night to play the Ducks.
What a debut for Norfolk State in the NCAA Tournament. Kyle O'Quinn had 26 points and 14 rebounds Friday and the Spartans stunned the second-seeded Missouri Tigers, 86-84, for an historic upset. Michael Dixon had 22 points to pace Missouri, while Phil Pressey and Marcus Denmon both chipped in 20. Missouri finished the season with a 30-5 record.
David Freese hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Miami Marlins in spring training action. Matt Holliday had two hits and a run batted in for the Cardinals, who got four innings of one-hit ball from Adam Wainwright. The Cards will play Atlanta today.
Eric Hosmer belted a two-run homer in the first inning Sunday to spark the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians in spring training. Alcides Escobar hit an RBI triple in the second inning and a run-scoring single in the fourth. Luke Hochevar pitched three-plus innings for the Royals. The Royals have the day off.
The City of Salem summer baseball, t-ball, and softball signups will be held on Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd and again on Thursday, March 29th and Friday, March 30th at the Salem TCRC from 4:00 to 6:00. There will also be a signup on Saturday, March 24th at the Salem High School Gym while the youth basketball games are going on. For more information contact the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 729-6290.
St. Louis Cardinals 2012 pocket schedules can be found at area businesses that sponsor St. Louis Cardinal Baseball on KSMO Radio including: Mooney Auto Supply, both locations of The Bank of Salem, Country Mart, Fidelity, K&H Auto Supply, both locations of Town & Country Bank, Progressive Ozark Bank, and in the front lobby of the KSMO studios.
Funeral services for Mary Annabelle (Setzer) Conaway of House Springs, age 86, will be Tuesday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be tonight from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home is Steelville. Interment will be in the Freeman Cemetery.
Funeral services for Donald Alterauge of Salem, age 78, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Salem Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary. Visitation will be held tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Salem Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary. Interment will be in the Green Forest Cemetery in Salem.
Funeral services for Dale F. Norris, of St. James, age 62, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, with a special Military service. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Asher Cemetery.
Funeral services for Martha Ann Pike of Salem, age 87, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.